For All Post High-School Graduates: How Our Credit Union Can Help You!

High school graduation is right around the corner! Whether you’re staying in the Valley for college and will continue to live at home or will be moving away, you’re about to embark on a journey that’s completely new and foreign. With college comes more freedom and flexibility, but it also means having a higher level... read more


4 Common Types of Fraud That You Should Always Protect Yourself Against

Even with so many high-tech advancements in our financial world today, fraudulent action is still much too common. With tax season already over, you would think that tax-related scams would be old news, but unfortunately, this is not the case. Fraudulent acts strike through various means, such as the Internet or even over the phone.... read more


The Benefits and Facts of Investing in Your Retirement with an IRA

Some people dream of retirement as being able to lounge on a beach with no worries of time or money. Others dream of retirement as a big travel expenditure, hopping from one country to the next. Others want to live comfortably near family and friends and making new memories. Whatever your dreams for retirement are,... read more


3 Smart Ways You Can Invest Your Tax Refund This Year!

Tax season is almost over! This means that your tax refund has more than likely already been deposited or is in the process of being sent to you, right? If you haven’t gotten around to taking care of your taxes, start right away! You might be wondering what you’ll be doing with your refund, and... read more


4 Tips to Help College Graduates Build a Strong Financial Future

It’s almost that time of year when college graduates from across the Rio Grande Valley will walk across a stage for that degree that they’ve worked so hard to achieve. The next step in their lives is about to commence, and some college graduates will move away for their careers while others will continue with... read more


Your Tax Prep Checklist: A Few Forms to Keep in Mind

On January 29th, the IRS kicked off the opening of the 2018 tax season. While April 15th is the last day to file your taxes, we all know that some taxpayers will wait until the last minute to gather all of the necessary documentation to file theirs. But why wait? Is it because of the... read more


A New Year, A New Score: 3 Tips to Improve Your Credit in 2018

Good credit (above 700) is used for more than just determining approval for credit cards or loans. Businesses can also depend on credit to decide whether they can extend products or services to you. On top of that, the effects determine if you can purchase a house, how much you’ll pay, the car you can... read more


4 Resolutions for 2018 That Can Help Your Finances

It’s a new year and a new you. Start 2018 with a bang and with better personal financial management! This can be the perfect time to overhaul your spending habits, create a game plan and conquer your goals financially. Let’s go over a few things you can do to help make 2018’s finances easier to... read more


Checking and Savings Accounts: Knowing the Difference Between the Two

At Valley Federal Credit Union, we want for you to be informed about where your money is going and how safe it is. The two most common services at financial institutions are checking and savings accounts. Although somewhat similar, they both work very differently. Before opening either of these, it’s important to know the difference... read more


Take Advantage of VFCU’s Apple Pay and Mobile Money App This Holiday Season!

The holidays are here and that means shopping for gifts, preparing meals and welcoming family into town. The last thing you’ll want to worry about, however, is managing your finances. That’s why Valley Federal Credit Union has made it easier for members to have access to their checking and savings accounts wherever they are! It’s... read more